- Playful or humorous: a jocose allusionMore example sentences
- July is one of the most popular jocund, jocose, and jocular months of the year.
- Asked if he could afford a lawyer, he became jocose.
- He would have tried to persuade him in a very jocose way.
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- ‘He's not a concern,’ he said, adding jocosely ‘unless Diarmuid hits him a shoulder in training some night.’
- He said he had no idea it was taking place, an indicator he jocosely added, ‘I must be slowing down.’
late 17th century: from Latin jocosus, from jocus (see joke).
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